Lightning strike kills two siblings in Habiganj

Published: October 13, 2017 14:23:42 | Updated: October 24, 2017 22:49:44


Picture used for representation.

Two siblings were killed by lightning strike at Baghata village in Baniachang upazila on Friday.

The deceased were identified as Babul Mia, 27 and Irfan Ali, 15-sons of Akkas Ali of the village, reports UNB.

A thunderbolt struck Babul and Irfan while catching fish from a waterbody near their house amid rain around 8:00pm, leaving them dead on the spot, said Mozammel Haq, officer-in-charge of Habiganj Police Station.

Share if you like